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Blue Rooster, Rocking Horse to Go on London Plinth

A giant blue rooster and a curly haired boy on a rocking horse are the next two sculptures chosen for the platform in London’s Trafalgar Square known as the Fourth Plinth, Mayor of London Boris Johnson said.

In 2012, year of the London Olympic Games, “Powerless Structures, Fig. 101” by artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset -- the bronze effigy of a rocking horse -- will occupy the plinth. The child, a symbol of the ordinary, will contrast with the heroic statues elsewhere in the square.